April 26, 2011

Fuzzy Pants...

I shared images of our beautiful magnolia blossoms with you on Easter Sunday. Today, I want you to see how a person can find something unexpected when one takes a closer look.

First, I noticed that the pods covering the magnolia blossoms are fuzzy. Then, I realized that, as the blossom starts to open, it completely sheds that outer covering to reveal the beautiful, large, white flowers inside.

I searched the ground under the tree to look for some of those shed coverings and found this one...
I started to giggle looking at it. Do you know what I thought of as I held it in the palm of my hand?

Fuzzy, corgi pants!

I'm keeping that blossom covering for myself, but if anyone is interested in some of the fuzzy pods for some of their artwork, let me know. I'm happy to send out a handful of them! They're all dome-shaped and unique. (The first two people to request them will get some in the mail.)

I finished my commission project yesterday and will be back working on the Summertime quilt again. Hope you have something creative planned for today!

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Sharon said...

Sure does look like corgi britches, Donna!

nancy huggins said...

I would love some for some of my crafting Donna..I never thought about looking for something like that. I do like using things from nature in some of my crafts and you are right ...It does look like corgi britches...

Brynwood Needleworks said...

One handful going to Nancy. One handful to go.
xoxo
Donna

Jillayne said...

Oh my goodness, I am laughing myself silly! That is just too hilarious!!
If no one else has stepped forward I would love one or two - this could be a real challenge!

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Second handful for Jillayne. Hope you girls will share your creations from the "fuzzy pants" pods.
xoxo
Donna

PS. If I get more than two handfuls, I'll be happy to share more.

Sarah said...

Cute observation, Donna. ;-)
Hope you had a beautiful Easter. ~ sarah

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

OMGosh you are toooooo funny! I sure needed this laugh my sweet friend.
I can not tell you how much I appreciate your sweet comment tonight about my stupid doctor. I still can't believe the pain I am in and he is sending me back to work again.
Thanks honey for caring
Love ya
Maggie

The Farmer's Attic said...

ROTFLMBO!!!!!

(For those who aren't text savvy - Rolling on the floor laughing my butt off!!!)

Lucy

Michelle May (Shell) said...

That is totally hilarious!
xx, shell

Rettabug said...

You have a strange mind, Lady!! LOL
Thanks for starting off my day with a smile. ;-D

Lesley said...

Thank you so much for the giggle. I was greatly in need of it today. Blessings

Claudia said...

You are cracking me up! Thanks for the chuckle this morning.

xo
Claudia

Susan said...

Love thoses puppy buns!
My female goes by the nickname
'Mouse Pants' cuz her little tush is so furry and cute!

Jennifer said...

Oh I had to laugh! Abbie, our chi, has some pants too. I've often wondered if I should trim her pants....LOL

Cute!

Jennifer
Feathers in the Nest

Createology said...

How very observant of you to see Corgi pants out of the Magnolia shed pod coverings. And you have the perfect photos to prove it. Great way to begin my day with a warm and funny laugh. Thank you Miss Donna. Happy collecting...

MosaicMagpie said...

That is too funny and it does look like Fez!
Deb

Carol R said...

So funny Donna - it really does look like 'corgi pants' LOL

Madame Samm said...

Ok, never heard of these before but look, I can move forward now knowing something new...very funny...

(Queenmothermamaw) Peggy said...

I bet I get my self into the part of town that has magnolia trees tomorrow. What a fun thing. Thanks for a great read.
QMM

Faerie Moon Creations said...

It is amazing what we find in nature when we least look for it - like when my hubby and me found these beautiful cedar roses on a nature walk. :) Those pods are gorgeous - they truly do look like fur! Especially the fur of one cute little corgi. :) Theresa

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

That is SOOO CUTE Donna!!! LOVE IT! and of course you would recognize something as adorable as "Corgi Pants"!!!!!!!!!!!
Big Hugs,
Donna

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